Hair Caught in Machinery 27 Aug 14

(Litchfield/KWLM) A woman is hospitalized with head injuries after her hair got caught in a machine in Litchfield Tuesday night.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department says the 26-year-old woman worked for JNS Cleaning of Litchfield, and at around 630 p.m. Tuesday she was cleaning an egg grading machine inside the production building of Sparboe Farms on Highway 12 when her hair became entangled in the machinery.

Emergency crews freed her and took her to Meeker Memorial Hospital, and she was later flown to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale with head injuries.

The accident is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.